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The right to privacy in the digital age

United Nations                                    A/RES/68/167 General Assembly   Distr.: General 21 January 2014 Sixty-eighth session Agenda item 69 (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2013 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/68/456/Add.2)] 68/167. The right to privacy in the digital age The General Assembly, Reaffirming the purposes and principles of the Charter… Continue reading The right to privacy in the digital age

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Stallman says Ubuntu spyware makes it just as bad as Windows

Posted by Richard Stallman at Dec 07, 2012 01:53 AM One of the major advantages of free software is that the community protects users from malicious software. Now Ubuntu GNU/Linux has become a counterexample. What should we do? Proprietary software is associated with malicious treatment of the user: surveillance code, digital handcuffs (DRM or Digital… Continue reading Stallman says Ubuntu spyware makes it just as bad as Windows

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Every standard Windows passwords hacked in less than 6 hours

All your passwords are belong to us. By Dan Goodin - Dec 9 2012, 6:00pm CST on arstechnica.com A password-cracking expert has unveiled a computer cluster that can cycle through as many as 350 billion guesses per second. It's an almost unprecedented speed that can try every possible Windows passcode in the typical enterprise in… Continue reading Every standard Windows passwords hacked in less than 6 hours